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Butter Cookies

This simple Paleo Butter Cookie recipe is made with just 5 ingredients –almond flour, butter, honey, vanilla, and salt. I love baking cookies with heart healthy almond flour because it’s so easy to use!

This easy paleo cookie recipe is one that my friend Mary and I like to bake when we get together. We met on the first day of orientation of college at Columbia University and have been very close ever since. She is one of the smartest, funniest people I know. When we were younger we ate our way through New York City, and spent countless hours in the kitchen together as well.

Yesterday, Mary emailed me and asked for, “that cookie recipe with almond flour and butter.” Well, that would cover a couple dozen of my recipes. After a bit of email back and forth, we narrowed it down to one of the recipes I had concocted a few years ago, when I still lived in New York. Here it is, Mary, my recipe for Paleo Butter Cookies.

Butter Cookies
Serves: 24 cookies
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, place almond flour and salt and pulse briefly
  2. Add butter, agave and vanilla and pulse until ingredients are well blended
  3. Separate dough into 2 balls and place each on a piece of parchment paper
  4. Cover each ball of dough with another piece of parchment paper and roll out to ⅛ inch thickness
  5. Place in freezer for 30 minutes
  6. Using a 2-inch round cookie cutter (or the top of a 2-inch wide jelly jar) cut out cookies *
  7. Bake at 350° for 5-7 minutes
  8. Cool and serve

Please note, if  your cookie dough becomes too soft to work with, roll it out again between the 2 pieces of parchment paper and return to freezer for 10 minutes.

Here are some of my other easy cookie recipes: